Government of India, Department of Empowerment provides a financial base to the students suffering from physical disabilities to help them continue with hassle free education.
Last date to submit the application form is September 30, 2018. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, candidates need to fulfil the mandated requirements:
Students of class 9 or 10, who are suffering from more than 40% disability with a valid certificate for the same and having annual family income not more than INR 2.50 Lacs, are considered eligible.
- Maintenance allowance of INR 800 and INR 500 (per month) will be given to Hostellers and Day Scholars, respectively, for a period of 12 months in an academic year; book grant of INR 1000 p.a. will be given to hostellers and days scholars.
- Annual disability allowance of INR 4000 to visually impaired, and for Intellectual disability; INR 2000 to hearing impaired, physically disabled and for all other types of disability will be provided annually.
How to Apply
Applications can be made online only.